Smyrna, GA (December 30, 2022) – Around midnight on Friday, December 30, one person was killed in a fatal house fire that took place in Smyrna.
According to Smyrna Fire Department responders, the fire broke out in a home on Cooper Lake Court. Firefighters received a call from neighbors, who said that heavy smoke was pouring out of the front door of the home. When they arrived, they tried to make entry into the bedroom so that they could help those who may be trapped inside.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead on scene after being pulled from the bedroom. Another person, identified only as an adult male, received smoke inhalation injuries and was hospitalized. His current condition is not yet known.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time as crews worked to bring the fire under control.
The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the fire continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this incident. We also hope that the injured party who has been hurt in this incident.
Fatal Fires in Georgia
Fires may not happen as commonly as other incidents in Georgia but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to catastrophic results. On top of the many damages that you and your family may sustain, lives can also be taken in the blink of an eye. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 3,800 people were killed in fatal fires throughout the entire U.S. Losing a loved one in a fatal fire can be a difficult thing for a family to face. If you have sustained these immense losses, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Moving forward after a fatal fire is not always an easy thing to endure, especially if you and your family have lost someone you love in one of these incidents. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are supposed to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should not have to worry about the bills that continue piling up. On top of this, you may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. Speaking with a Smyrna wrongful death attorney can help you get back on your feet during these difficult times.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal fire. We understand how overwhelming a fatal fire can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium or companionship
Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Smyrna at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have during these difficult times.
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